Mischief by tax prep companies is undermining an IRS reform bill.
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Tax season is an annual American ritual. For many Americans, it brings the biggest influx of money all year, giving a much-needed boost to millions of families. Yet for Americans of all backgrounds, tax filing can be a stressful and confusing experience.
In this tax season marked by anxiety, my encounter with him forces me to pause. When I close that sliding glass door, I stop in wonder at his self-sufficiency and gratitude for the pieces of his life that remain intact.
Lots of people honor traditions. Some people eat turkey on Thanksgiving. Some people bake an apple pie on Independence Day. Me? I abide by a longstanding tradition, as well: I yank my hair out every April, when I attempt to file my own taxes.
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* For the next few years the 40 percent of IRS correspondence audits that now deal with the Earned Income Tax Credit should
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Why are we putting up with this? Several economists have suggested a point-of-service tax. This means that the consumer has
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